Specimen Information

Viviparus georgianus
Viviparus georgianus
(banded mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID50188
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusViviparus
Speciesgeorgianus
Common Namebanded mysterysnail
StateNY
CountyMontgomery
LocalityErie Canal and Mohawk River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMohawk
HUC8 Number02020004
Map
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Collection Year1867
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25788
Author:Clench, W.J.
Date:1962
Title:A catalogue of the Viviparidae of North America with notes on the distribution of Viviparus georgianus.
Journal:Occasional Papers on Mollusks
Volume:2
Pages:261-287
Reference 2
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13061
Author:Strayer, D.
Date:1987
Title:Ecology and zoogeography of the freshwater mollusks of the Hudson River Basin.
Journal:Malacological Review
Volume:20
Pages:1-68
CommentsAmateur conchologist/shell collector James Lewis released ~200 individuals; population established
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Released200
Specimen ImpactEstablishment in the Hudson River Drainage


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